• Short Summary

    Tennis, and Guillermo Vilas, of Argentina, won the four-man international tournament in Buenos Aires last weekend.

  • Description

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    GV Guillermo Vilas, wearing light shirt, serving from far end of court. Play in progress, Vilas wins point
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    2.
    LV Scoreboard: First set : 2-6 to Nastase
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    GV Ilie Nastase serving from far end of court, play in progress, Nastase wins point
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    LV Scoreboard: First set 2-6 to Nastase, second set 7-6 to Vilas
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    5.
    GV Nastase serves, and loses point
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    6.
    GV Nastase serves, volleys, and wins points
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    7.
    GV Nastase serves, loses point, game and set. Both players walk to net to shake hands and walk off court
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    Initials BB/1530


    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tennis, and Guillermo Vilas, of Argentina, won the four-man international tournament in Buenos Aires last weekend. He beat Ilie Nastase, of Rumania, in the final 2-6, 7-6, 6-3.

    SYNOPSIS: Vilas, in the light shirt, serving to save set point. At this stage in the final, Nastase was leading by five games to two in the first set. A total of 13,000 dollars was at stake in the round-robin tournament, which was played on an artificial surface.

    Nastase won the first set 6-2, and he fought hard to take the second and clinch the final.

    But Vilas took the second set 7-6, and Nastase just could not get back into the game. Nastase serving....but he lost that point too, and went on to lose game, set and match. Vilas took the final 2-6, 7-6, 6-3....and with it 9,000 dollars in prize money. There was some consolation for Nastase, though. He picked up 4,000 dollars as runner-up.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7LLMF9ZWCMWB1GRKB5GSVH4GA
    Media URN:
    VLVA7LLMF9ZWCMWB1GRKB5GSVH4GA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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